Most people argue using academic knowledge because they lack personal experience of the subject matter they are discussing. The painting’s central image is that of two books on a table quarreling with each other. The work’s slanted table symbolizes human beings’ negative thoughts and warped concepts and its dark muddy colors represent their inclination toward warfare fighting and argumentation. Both books are entitled “No.1” and both claim their won supremacy while engaging in a heated debate. Thus the painting is a parable about human foibles.